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Oavsett is the name of our schoolproject abroad. This is where you can keep track of what we’re doing during our stay in Finland & Sweden.

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We are Hugo de Kok, Kay van Vree & Edwin Haverkamp. We study video/motion graphics/vfx at the Utrecht school of the Arts in the Netherlands.

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From May till the end of June we will be staying at Floda31, near the city of Umeå in Sweden.

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Oavsett means regardless in Swedish and it’s easier to type for Dutch people than most of the IKEA furniture.

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We have experience with filming, editing, visual effects and animation. We can cover the whole process, from the idea to the final video.

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Do you think we can help you out with a project while we’re in Sweden? Commercial or non-commercial, feel free to contact us.

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Make Your Own Horror Trailer

  Workshop Make your own Horror Trailer in 36 hours at Floda31 on June the 28th, 29th & 30th. What do we offer? Technical and software assistance from three film students, film gear (cameras, lights, audio equipment), housing, scenery for a horror film (abandoned houses, basement, old wooden sheds with rusty tools, forest, cabins), fake blood,… Read more

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UID – Keeping Calm

From May until the beginning of June we’ve tutored Interaction Design master students of the Umeå Institute of Design. For their service design project called “Keeping Calm Supportive Radiotherapy Experiences for Children with Cancer” they had to develop concepts of how the treatment experience could be reshaped to more fully support the children and their… Read more

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Media Culture 2020

We made a registration video for the Erasmus Intensive Programma ‘Media Culture 2020′ in Tampere, Finland which took place from April the 15th until April the 28th. “Media Culture 2020 is an Erasmus Intensive Programme. The project demonstrates what 21th century converged and interactive European Media Culture could be. MC2020 breaks classroom and campus walls… Read more

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Applied Narrative Design leaders

During our stay in Sweden we worked on a series of leaders for a research program that our school, HKU, Utrecht School of the Arts has started. This research program is called Applied Narrative Design (AND) and researches how storytelling can be a way to develop meaningful applications in cultural and social contexts. AND builds… Read more

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Floda31

During our stay we’re helping out Rich with stuff that needs to be done at Floda31, so we’ve been digging a foundation and mixing concrete. Besides that, we had fun with making a big camera obscura on the property.

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Always Look On the Bright Side of Lies

Always Look On the Bright Side of Lies is a project based on lies parents tell their children, for instance “If you swallow an apple seed, an apple tree will grow in your stomach”. We want to visualise some of those lies in a way that someone can benefit from the situation. For this project… Read more

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Finished tutoring the Interaction Design Master students of the Umeå Institute of Design

This week the master students from Interaction Design of the Umeå Institute of Design presented their final concepts for the service design project called “Keeping Calm Supportive Radiotherapy Experiences for Children with Cancer” at the Umeå University Hospital. Doctors from Stockholm and Uppsala were flown in to attend these presentations in which they showed their… Read more

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Always Look On The Bright Side Of Lies

Yesterday we met up with Peter Lunström at .WDO to talk about a project we’re going to be doing in the next following weeks. It’s about lies parents tell their children, for instance “If you swallow an apple seed, an apple tree will grow in your stomach”. We want to visualize some of those lies… Read more

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Camera obscura

Today we made a Camera Obscura which was great fun! Basically it’s an analogue camera the size of a room. We blinded all of the windows with cardboard so no light was coming in. Than we made a small hole in one of the cardboards and hang a screen in the middle of the room…. Read more

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The Media Culture 2020 film is done!

  For the Erasmus Intensive Programme called ‘Media Culture 2020′ we followed 40 international students for 2 weeks in Tampere, Finland. These students were from participating universities from The Netherlands, Spain, Latvia, England & Finland. During these 2 weeks the students had to develop concepts about what the media would look like in the year 2020. While they… Read more

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Arrival at Floda31

  So, we are at Floda31 for almost 2 weeks now! We officially settled into our new workspace, which is awesome. Lots space, machines, tools, wood and a wonderful view. So all the ingredients to make some really cool stuff the upcoming months. The first week here we took it easy after a busy period in… Read more

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First week in Finland!

So we have been in Tampere (Finland) for a week now, making a video registration for the Media Culture 2020 project at Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK). A project in which students from different countries develop and research European media cultures and try to develop a vision on what it might look like in… Read more

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We got a car!

The last couple of weeks we’ve been working at Circus Family and FX media, so we can finance our trip and buy a car. We’ve experienced the horrible world of low budget secondhand cars. Garages that miss half of the letters of their shopsign, work on cars with running engines so they slowly gas themselves… Read more

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Media Culture 2020 in Finland

Instead of going to Sweden straightaway we’ll visit the city of Tampere in Finland first and make a registration of the project Media Culture 2020 + do a little technical assistance. “Media Culture 2020 is an Erasmus Intensive Programme. The project demonstrates what 21th century converged and interactive European Media Culture could be.” Our school,… Read more